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Schools causing concern: proposals should focus on capacity to improve

Melanie Ehren. The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a consultation on ways to intervene in failing, underperforming and coasting schools. The document puts forward a new set of interventions specifically for ‘coasting’ schools, which are defined as those where

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‘Coasting schools’: learning from international ‘best practice’

Paul Morris and Christine Han. Shortly the Government will enact legislation to introduce the new category of ‘coasting school’ into the OFSTED Schools Inspection framework. Schools which are defined as ‘coasting’ will be required to provide a plan as to how

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Posted in Education policy, Evidence-based policy, International comparisons
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